Patrick Connaghan

Patrick J. Connaghan is the Probate Commissioner for the 22nd Judicial Circuit (City of St. Louis) where he supervises all aspects of decedent and guardianship estates as well as all mental health civil commitment proceedings. He is on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges and serves as chairman of the Association’s Mental Health Committee. Prior to his appointment as Probate Commissioner he served for twelve years as General Counsel for the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen. He is a 2009 Science and Technology Fellow for The Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center (ASTAR) in Washington D.C. Commissioner Connaghan received his B.A. from Cardinal Glennon College and his J.D. from St. Louis University Law School.